NDSU Extension Service - Ward County


Ward County Extension Service

Administrative Building | Suite 123

225 3rd St SE

PO Box 5005

Minot, ND 58702-5005


Office Hours: Monday - Friday

8:00 am - 4:30 pm

Phone: 701.857.6444


Fax: 701.857.6454

Email: NDSU.Ward.Extension@ndsu.edu

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NDSU Extension - Ward County


New Building with address

To the first floor of the new Administrative Building
Located north of the Ward County Courthouse

If you are looking for the North Central Research Extension Center south of town, please click here

NDSU Extension Service in Ward County gives local residents easy access to the resources and expertise of North Dakota State University. Extension agents deliver unbiased, research-based information to Ward County citizens through educational programs, publications, and events. We can answer your questions on a wide array of topics. To find out how we can help you, browse our site or contact us by email or phone.

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2016 Ag Meetings


Calving Workshop

Monday, February 29th, 2016
2:00 pm - 6:30 pm

North Central Research Extension Center
5400 Hwy 83, Minot

Cattlemen are invited to attend an educational meeting in preparation of the fast approaching calving season. A variety of topics will be covered including: equipment and supplies to have on hand for calving, recognizing signs of labor in the cow, stages of calving, normal delivery expectations, identifying calving problems, assisting births, dealing with abnormal presentations, new calf management, colostrum needs, tube feeding procedures and signs of calf stress and health.

 Presenters will include D. Gerald Stokka, NDSU Extension Veterinarian, Paige Brummund, Ward County Extension Agent and Rachel Wald, McHenry County Extension Agent.
Persons planning to attend should register here.
If you have any questions are asked to call 701-857-6444 or 701-857-7682.


Calving Workshop 2016


Design Your Succession Plan
A Multi Session Workshop for Farm & Ranch Families

Monday March 21 & Thursday March 24
6:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Ward County Administrative Building
225 3rd St SE, Minot

Succession planning for farm and ranch families can be complex. NDSU Extension is helping families understand the process, get started on a plan, communicate with family, and work with professionals to create a succession plan to accomplish the owner's vision for their business and family. Workshop participants will receive a Resource Binder and a Workbook.

Please register here to secure your spot. Early Bird and Family Discounts are available. Contact Paige Brummund at 701.857.6444 for more information. If you prefer to register by mail, please print this registration form and mail it in with your payment to the address listed on the form.

DYSP March 2016


Lead Local Training

Tuesday, April 19th
9:00 am to 4:00 pm
Ward County Administrative Building
225 3rd St SE, Minot

This training is for any aspiring, elected, or appointed leader serving on a board, council, or committee who would like to learn more about being an effective leader. Registration is required. There is a $65 registration fee for the course that covers lunch, breaks, and materials. For more information or to register, please call the Ward County Extension Office at 701.857.6444 or register here. by Thursday, April 14th.

Lead Local 2016


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Ward County farmers can have instantaneous weather data from NDAWN stations at Minot, Berthold, Karlsruhe, and Plaza. These stations give you air temperature, soil temperature, rainfall, wind speed, and wind direction. Note the wind direction is by degrees clockwise from north. For example, east is 90 degrees.

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